2011 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cluster, Afzali, Bates, Boteler, Dwyer, Elliott, Hershey, Impallaria, Kach, K. Kelly, McComas, McConkey, McDermott, McDonough, W. Miller, Minnick, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Parrott, Ready, Schuh, Schulz, Smigiel, Stocksdale, Szeliga, and Weir
Criminal Procedure - Undocumented Immigrants - Prohibition on Pretrial Release


Prohibiting a judge or a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who cannot provide documentation acceptable to the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services certifying that the individual is lawfully present in the United States in accordance with federal law.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2B
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Kathy Szeliga, District 7
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Aliens and Citizenship
District Courts
Pretrial Detention or Release

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-202 , 5-202 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :